Apple Farm Inn offers an ideal base to explore San Luis Obispo during the holiday season! Alongside our Restaurant's festive feasts, our Marketplace's unique gift selections, and our Cellar's array of fine wines and spirits, you're perfectly placed to enjoy the nearby holiday activities. This Christmas, venture out from Apple Farm to experience San Luis Obispo's vibrant holiday lights, charming markets, and seasonal events. Back at the Inn, immerse yourself in various holiday-themed backdrops, perfect for capturing your festive moments or adding a touch of cheer to your shopping.
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Experience the excitement as Santa arrives at Mission Plaza in San Luis Obispo aboard a firetruck, marking the start of the holiday festivities! Join in the celebration and be captivated by a live performance from the SLO County Band, signaling the official opening of all the holiday activities at the Plaza.
Explore the botanical gardens on Friday and Saturday evenings from November 17 to December 31 for a captivating journey combining art, illumination, and melody that's perfect for families!
Wander along the garden trails to witness mesmerizing illuminations, stunning glass sculptures, and enjoy live musical performances every night. Indulge in delicious local food, and savor a selection of regional wines and beers.
Visit the Cambria Christmas Market to see a dazzling display of twinkling lights that transform the charming coastal town of Cambria into a festive wonderland. Visitors will be treated to beautifully illuminated landscapes, intricate light installations, and a warm, inviting atmosphere perfect for a holiday evening stroll, capturing the spirit of the season in every sparkling detail.
Anticipate an enchanting evening filled with festive wonder in downtown San Luis Obispo. This major holiday parade, the largest on the Central Coast, will feature an impressive lineup of nearly 90 floats, marching bands, various vehicles, dancers, and more, all decked out in holiday splendor.
For more than four decades, the Civic Ballet of San Luis Obispo has been enchanting audiences with the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker, achieving 25 years of sell-out performances at the PAC. This rendition by Lori Lee Silvaggio brims with the enchantment, splendor, and magic that have made The Nutcracker a beloved global holiday tradition. With the support of a live full orchestra, exceptional production quality, and the best dancers from San Luis Obispo County, this ballet is an unforgettable experience.
Experience the magic of Lori Lee Silvaggio’s The Nutcracker, brought to life by the Civic Ballet of San Luis Obispo and the OperaSLO Grand Orchestra.
Embark on the Central Coast's latest festive tradition for families, "Christmas at the Ranch"!
Hosted by Santa Margarita Ranch and American General Media, this event features the magical Pacific Coast Railroad's Jingle Bell Express. Enjoy a visit to Santa's Barn for some warm hot cocoa and a moment with Santa himself. Prepare to be amazed by Andy Morris's captivating magic show! Join us for an unforgettable and unique holiday adventure with your family at "Christmas at the Ranch."Get Tickets
Looking for a festive and charming way to celebrate Christmas this year? Then look no further than Apple Farm Inn! Our six different holiday backdrops are the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. Shop in our Marketplace & Cellar for unique gifts, enjoy festive meals at the Restaurant, and take a stroll through the beautiful gardens. Whether you're looking for a peaceful getaway or a fun-filled family vacation, Apple Farm Inn is the perfect place to spend your Christmas.
San Luis Obispo's holiday season is a festive spectacle, complete with the enchanting Cambria Christmas lights and the historical allure of the Holiday Twilight Tours at Hearst Castle. A centerpiece of the season's festivities is the Civic Ballet of San Luis Obispo's renowned performance of Lori Lee Silvaggio’s The Nutcracker, a must-see event. Enhance your holiday experience with a stay at the Apple Farm Inn, offering a warm, festive retreat amidst these celebrations. Discover the unique blend of tradition, culture, and hospitality that San Luis Obispo offers this holiday season, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Visit San Luis Obispo for an unforgettable holiday experience, where festive charm and comfort await at every corner.BOOK NOW